Steve Parkin, executive chairman of Clipper Logistics, has been granted an extension to his deadline to take the company private. Parkin, who founded the company in 1992 and owns nearly a third of its shares, is understood to be preparing a £300m bid with Florida-based Sun Capital Partners. He now has until 5pm on 15 January 2020 to announce a firm intention to make an offer for the retail logistics company or withdraw. “There’s a lot of assets and information […]
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with specialist online retailer Loveknitting.com that will see it store and manage the distribution of a wide range of yarns, patterns, needles and other knitting accessories.
13) Steve Parkin Title: Chairman, Clipper Logistics Steve Parkin is one of those larger than life characters that still enliven the logistics industry. Having left school with no qualifications and after spending 18 months working as a coal miner, he built Clipper Logistics from a one man and a van operation to a £235m a year logistics empire in 30 years.
Clipper Logistics is to become Leeds United’s official logistics partner and training kit sponsor as part of a new two-year deal.